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Duong Lam Ancient Village One Day

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45 USD

About 50 km from the west of Hanoi, Duong Lam Ancient Village is situated in Son Tay town. It is one of the most unique sites since it retains all the basic characteristics of Vietnamese ancient villages with village gate, banyan tree, well and communal house's court.

Duration: 8 hours
    Available in
  • French,
  • Chinese,
  • English

Highlights

  • Enjoy the peaceful & quiet atmosphere of rural life in Vietnam
  • Get to know the traditional village's cultural symbols in the Red River Delta
  • Enjoy interesting talks & authentic lunch with a local family in thier ancient houses
  • Get more knowledge about Vietnam’s history and two heroes of the country in the past Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen
  • Explore the magnificent Mia Pagoda

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Description

- 08:30 Our driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

- 09:30 Our first stop is the Ancient Citadel of Son Tay.

- 10:00 We continue northwest to Duong Lam Ancient Village, a bastion of ancient Vietnamese farming culture.

+ Discover Mong Phu Temple
+ Pass through the original village gate that was built in devotion to Duong Lam’s kings
+ Visit some more ancient houses and talking to the locals that live in them

- 12:00 We will sit down for lunch within the laterite walls of Duong Lam.

- 13:00 With our stomachs full, we will head to Mia Pagoda, constructed in the early 15th century and featuring 287 statues differently sized statues.

- 14:00 Our last stop will be a historical one to the temples of Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung, each was built over a thousand years ago to honour two national heroes who were born here and helped to claim Vietnamese independence against the Chinese.

- 15:00 We will return to the car after this and drive back to Hanoi

- 16:30 Arrive at your hotel. Tour ends

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What’s included & not included

  • Pick up & drop off at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter by private car
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • All Entrance and sightseeing tickets
  • Vietnamese must-try lunch
  • Tissues and water on coach
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks on meal
  • Other services not clearly mentioned above

Meeting point

Hanoi Old Quarter, Hanoi French Quarter, Hanoi Centre

Book from 
45 USD
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
  • Pay by credit card or PayPal

Tour operated by: Up Travel Vietnam